Free Summer Film Series at The Palace highlights effort to prevent bullying
The Palace Theater in Albany is set to host a free summer film series. The series will offer family-friendly movie screenings at the historic theater every Tuesday at 1 p.m. in July and August.
Cicccotti Center unveils donor wall, begins second wave of donations
As donations for the Swim on In Campaign still float in, the Ciccotti Center’s new co-ed changing area is being put to good use.
Multiple agencies break crime ring focused on elderly
After a nearly seven-month-long investigation, members of a countywide hate crime ring targeting the elderly were arrested and arraigned, just in time for Elder Abuse Awareness Month.
This editorial appears in the July 1 editions of Spotlight News.
A vintage baseball game bridges the miles between two teams looking to preserve, educate and entertain
A vintage baseball game bridges the miles between two teams looking to preserve, educate and entertain.
Quick thinking 11-year-old avoided accident, but lost his bike
Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief
Do you think the Tri-City ValleyCats will make the New York-Penn League playoffs in 2015?
Clean Strawberry Short Cake
I get a little sentimental when June arrives, because it’s a month that marks both my dad’s birthday and Father’s Day.
Party to vote on who represents Independence for supervisor in elections
The Independence Party is deviating from its usual support of Democratic Town Supervisor Paula Mahan to allow for a primary between Mahan and Republican candidate Christine Benedict.
Sweat is not the benchmark to a good workout
Recently in one of our group fitness sessions the question came up about sweat. Sweat is such an ugly word and we don’t like it in my studio, so we call it “glistening.”
Retail therapy may be a prescription for you
Whoever said you can’t buy happiness never experienced the joy of a new pair of shoes.
North Colonie students designed, and test, Albany International coloring book
A group of Blue Creek third-graders got a chance to test out and critique Albany International’s new coloring book designed by Shaker High School students.
Old Songs Festival kicks off Friday
If the grounds of the Altamont Fairgrounds could talk, it would spin a yarn of tales about old-time baseball games, automobile exhibitions and the countless of summer romances that blossomed under the carnival lights.
This appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.
Rehabilitation Support Services suing over town rezoning Latham property
The town is facing two lawsuits after Town Board members voted to rescind zoning for a Planned Development District, holding up plans a local rehabilitation support company had to build low-income housing.
Huck Finn’s Playland opens, marking a new lease on life to Latham’s favorite playground
Dozens of eager kids waited with parents at the small train station of Huck Finn’s Playland after it officially opened its gates to customers.
A Colonie Police Department Public Safety Dispatcher was arrested by Colonie police Wednesday, June 24, for alleged involvement in a sexual offense.
Opera Saratoga to host “Dido and Aeneas” under the stars
The melding of fashion with the arts is a common enough relationship, as one often feeds the other – life imitating art, art imitating life - but, the conscious marriage of art with science is a unique pairing, one guaranteed to be found if Karole Armitage is involved.
This editorial appears in the June 24 editions of Spotlight News.